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Histories chronicle Anglican care

A history of the first fifty years of Dunedin’s Anglican Family Care was launched last week making it the third major history published in the last year that chronicles city-based social service agencies founded with Anglican Church support.
Auckland City Mission looks back with centenary history
• Guts and Grace chronicles 90 years of Christchurch City Mission
• Fifty years of Dunedin Anglican family services documented

CWS launches India Covid Appeal

Christian World Service has opened an urgent appeal to help their partners in India to protect poor and marginalised communities from the impact of the country's widespread coronavirus outbreak.

Helping NZ honour Prince Philip

Wellington’s Cathedral of St Paul has joined with the New Zealand Government’s Department of Internal Affairs(DIA) and the state Visits and Ceremonial Office(VCO) to host a national memorial service for HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh.

Anglicans back EcoChurch start-up

Christian conservationists A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand and Eco Church coordinators in Wellington and Auckland Dioceses are encouraging Anglicans to join a national Eco Church network.
• US pastor: why churches are effective eco-educators
River redemption with tangata whenua in Palmerston North
St Barnabas Anglican Church youth cull wilding pines

Karakia o Te Po marks a year online

As ‘Karakia o Te Po’ reached its first anniversary on March 25 this year, the Pīhopatanga o Aotearoa online services are still welcoming the largest single congregations of any Māori Anglican Church today.
• Quick glance glossary of Māori words

Faith-based redress hearings end

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care has concluded two sessions of hearings on abuse redress processes in faith-based institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Anglicans urged to host Iftar meals

The Tikanga Pākeha Ecumenical Group is inviting Anglican churches in Aotearoa New Zealand to open their doors in friendship to their Muslim neighbours by hosting Iftar meals this Ramadan.
• Don't underestimate the value of making friends

Wellington speaks up on climate

The Diocese of Wellington has made hundreds of submissions to the Climate Change Commission on how Aotearoa New Zealand can best move towards to a thriving, climate-resilient and low emissions future. 

Archbishops share Easter gratitude

The Archbishops of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have shared an Easter message of gratitude for God's love made real – especially giving thanks for all those who have worked to protect and bring healing in this year of pandemic.

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